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Roxanne Moore Named Executive Director of Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

June 17, 2019

Moore will expand partnerships and initiatives to continue to strengthen Foundation’s work in ending hunger

Roxanne MooreGAITHERSBURG, Md., June 17, 2019Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to end childhood hunger, announced today that Roxanne Moore will serve as executive director. She succeeds Shondra Jenkins who led the Stop Hunger movement in the U.S. for 16 years, serving as executive director for the last five years.

With an 11-year tenure at Sodexo, Moore most recently served as director of client engagement and research in the Sodexo Schools segment where she led research and developed strategies that improved operational effectiveness and promoted business growth. Prior to this role, she was director of wellness for Sodexo Schools.

“Access to healthy food is critical in the growth and development of children and their opportunity to engage in our education system so that they have the capability to be all they can be,” said Moore. “For me, there is no greater reward than helping another person succeed and I am proud to lead a foundation with a vital mission that can change the outcome of a person’s life.”

Moore is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Project Management Professional (PMP) with 25 years of experience specializing in nutrition policy, program development, project management and public speaking. The Partnership for a Healthier America recognized Moore’s initiative to serve 17 million more breakfast meals to eligible students as well as a collaborative program with Cornell University Food & Brand Lab to implement behavioral economic techniques in 3,700 Sodexo school sites to maximize healthy food consumptions and reduce food waste. Moore has created and produced more than 50 educational videos on healthy eating, sports nutrition, kids cooking and STEM education.

“We are deeply grateful for Shondra’s exceptional leadership growing the Foundation and its impact in fighting hunger,” said Gerri Mason Hall, Sodexo Stop Hunger chair and chief human resources officer, Sodexo North America. “We welcome Roxanne who, with expertise, passion and a drive to solve for the root causes of hunger, will expand our partnerships and propel our important work.” said Mason Hall.

As a former administrator of the USDA Child Nutrition Programs for both the Maryland State Department of Education and the Army, Moore has in-depth knowledge of governmental policy, implementation of child nutrition programs and the importance of community partnerships to improve the overall health and well-being of individuals, especially children.

Moore has a BS from Hood College from the Dietetics Coordinated Undergraduate Program, and a Master of Science, Health Science and Business Administration from Towson University. She is certified as a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute and serves on the local board of Girls On The Run (GOTR), a nonprofit program that focuses on running, life skills, self-value and the power of teamwork.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation works to ensure that every child in the United States, especially those most at risk, grows up with dependable access to enough nutritious food to enable them to lead a healthy, productive life. Visit Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @StopHungerUSA.

Contact: Enrico Dinges, enrico.dinges@sodexo.com, 301-987-4393

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